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[in-ter-ming-guh l] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪŋ gəl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), intermingled, intermingling.
to mingle, one with another; intermix.
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English; see inter-, mingle
Related forms
interminglement, noun
unintermingled, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for intermingled
  • intermingled with the shards were pieces of shrapnel left over from the fighting.
  • Background sounds in her suburban neighborhood-lawn mowers, planes, barking dogs-intermingled in a deafening buzz.
  • It seems appropriate that the film's real and phony artworks are casually intermingled.
  • Much yellow fat is intermingled with the fibers of this muscle.
  • intermingled with this scientific prejudice and largely anticipating it was another, a more human one.
  • Small manufacturing shops intermingled with residential buildings and barns along these roads.
  • As a result, this made it difficult to manage wild horses and burros where there was intermingled public-private land.
British Dictionary definitions for intermingled


to mix or cause to mix or mingle together
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Word Origin and History for intermingled



late 15c., from inter- + mingle. Related: Intermingled; intermingling.

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